Reading the 2015 Nebula Awards Winners

The 2015 Nebula Awards winners have been announced, and there are some amazing speculative fiction reads on the list of nominees and winners. (Head over to Locus Magazine for the full list!) If you're looking for some fantasy, horror, and/or science fiction to read, this is a great place to start. Winner, novel: Uprooted, by Naomi Novik. This one's… Continue reading Reading the 2015 Nebula Awards Winners

9 weird & wonderful science fiction & fantasy short stories

In my continuing quest to read as much new and fabulous science fiction and fantasy as I possibly can, and shout about it on the internet, I'm sharing these nine short stories you can read online right now: weird, wonderful, and highly recommended. St. Dymphna’s School For Poison Girls, by Angela Slatter at Over the… Continue reading 9 weird & wonderful science fiction & fantasy short stories

My favourite reads in 2015

I read a lot of fantastic books in 2015, and as my Reading List shows there were also a whole lot of books I didn't have time to read (yet). Here is a selection of the best titles I devoured this past year. Disclaimer: these books were not necessarily published in 2015, but are books… Continue reading My favourite reads in 2015

Aliens, mathematical harmony & otjize – my review of BINTI, by Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor's science fiction novella Binti is a suspenseful and exhilarating read that plunges you headlong into a future world where space ships are living creatures, and humanity is just one of many space-faring civilizations. It also plunges you into the mind and life of Binti, a Himba girl, raised in the African desert, who has a… Continue reading Aliens, mathematical harmony & otjize – my review of BINTI, by Nnedi Okorafor